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bit·map

or bit map  (bĭt′măp′)
n. Computers
A set of bits that represents a graphic image, with each bit or group of bits corresponding to a pixel in the image.

bitmap

(ˈbɪtˌmæp)
n
(Computer Science) a picture created on a visual display unit where each pixel corresponds to one or more bits in memory, the number of bits per pixel determining the number of available colours
vb, -maps, -mapping or -mapped
(Computer Science) (tr) to create a bitmap of

bit·map

(bĭt′măp′)
Computer Science
A set of bits that represents a graphic image, with each bit or group of bits corresponding to a pixel in the image.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bitmap - an image represented as a two dimensional array of brightness values for pixelsbitmap - an image represented as a two dimensional array of brightness values for pixels
ikon, picture, icon, image - a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface; "they showed us the pictures of their wedding"; "a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them"
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Bitmaps are made from a series of dots or "pixels".
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As these customers move forward in their transition to scalable type, they now have the opportunity to create bitmaps that have the same quality and appearance as scalable fonts rendered through the iType engine.
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Available as an SDK (Software Developers' Kit), Font Fusion renders a wide variety of industry-standard and compact font formats: OpenType, TrueType, Type 1, CFF/Type2, T2K[R] Latin, T2K Asian, TrueDoc[R] PFR (portable font resource), Bitstream Speedo[R], Font Fusion stroke (FFS), BDF (bitmap distribution format) format, as well as embedded bitmaps.
0 dramatically improve readability of East Asian text on mobile phones using scalable fonts without the need to embed fixed-in-size, non-scalable bitmaps for small-sized text.